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Human papillomavirus infection and use of oral contraceptives.

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Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is thought to be a necessary but not sufficient cause of most cases of cervical cancer. Since oral contraceptive use for long durations is associated with an increased risk of cervical cancer, it is important to know whether HPV infection is more common in oral contraceptive users. We present a systematic review of 19 epidemiological studies of the risk of genital HPV infection and oral contraceptive use. There was no evidence for a strong positive or nega...

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10.1038/sj.bjc.6600971

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
British journal of cancer
Volume:
88
Issue:
11
Pages:
1713-1720
Publication date:
2003-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-1827
ISSN:
0007-0920
URN:
uuid:662273ab-33e2-48a0-9a34-b2e2b50f358d
Source identifiers:
32368
Local pid:
pubs:32368

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